Department of the Army Regulation 59-4
* OPNAVINST 4630.24D
* AFJ 13210(I)
* MCO 13480.1D

Air Transportation

Joint Airdrop Inspection Records, Malfunction/Incident Investigations, and Activity Reporting


8 April 2008

Effective date: 8 May 2008

Rapid Action Revision (RAR) issue date: 23 June 2009

UNCLASSIFIED

PIN: 000828000

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History: This publication is a rapid action revision (RAR). This RAR is effective 23 July 2009. The portions affected by this RAR are listed in the summary of change.

Summary: This regulation prescribes policy and identifies procedures and forms used in preparing Joint airdrop inspection records, airdrop malfunction investigations, and airdrop activity reports.

Applicability: This regulation is applicable to the Reserve Component of the military departments. Also, it applies the Active Army, the Army National Guard/Army National Guard of the United States, and the U.S. Army Reserve, unless otherwise stated.

Proponent and Exception Authority: The proponent of this publication is the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-4 . The proponent has the authority to approve exceptions or waivers to this regulation that are consistent with controlling law and regulations. The proponent may delegate this approval authority, in writing, to a division chief within the proponent agency or its direct reporting unit or field operating agency, in the grade of colonel or the civilian equivalent. Activities may request a waiver to this regulation by providing justification that includes a full analysis of the expected benefits and must include formal review by the activity's senior legal officer. All waiver requests will be endorsed by the commander or senior leader of the requesting activity and forwarded through their higher headquarters to the policy proponent. Refer to AR 25-30 for specific guidance.

Army Management Control Process: This regulation contains management control provisions and identifies key management controls that must be evaluated (see appendix B .)

Supplementation: Supplementation of this regulation and establishment of command and local forms are prohibited without prior approval from the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-4 (DALO-SUF), 500 Army Pentagon, Washington DC 20310-0500. Services involved in unilateral operations may supplement this publication; however, airdrop malfunction and activity reporting requirements will not be supplemented.

Suggested Improvements: Users are invited to submit comments and suggested improvements on DA Form 2028 (Recommended Changes to Publications and Blank Forms) directly to Director, Aerial Delivery and Field Service Department (ATSM-ADFSD), 710 Adams Avenue, Fort Lee, VA 23801-1502. Air Force: Air Force units will submit recommendations for improvement or revisions to this regulation on AF Form 847 (Recommendation for Change of Publications) through their Group Tactics or Standardization/Evaluation Office to their controlling major command, which will forward any recommendations to HQ AMC/A3DT, 402 Scott Drive, Suite 3A1, Scott Air Force Base, IL 62225-5302. Navy: Submit recommendations for improvements or revisions to this regulation on NAVMC 10772 (Recommended Changes to Publications and Blank Forms). Marine Corps: Submit recommendations for improvements or revisions to this regulation on Form NAVMC 10772 (Recommended Changes to Publications and Blank Forms) using the Logistical Command at https://pubs.ala.usmc.mil .

Distribution: This publication is available in electronic media only and is intended for command levels A, B, C, D, and E of the Active Army, the Army National Guard/Army National Guard of the United States, and the U.S. Army Reserve; SNDL for the Navy; F for the Air Force (compliance with this publication is mandatory); and Code A for the Marine Corps.


*This regulation supersedes AR 59-4/OPNAVINST 4630.24C/AFJ 13-210(I)/MCO 13480.1B, dated 1 May 1998. This edition publishes a rapid action revision of AR 59-4.


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